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Tickets for Pecan Jam and Raffle for A&M Game Day go on sale this week

The San Saba Festival Association, a 501(c) 3 nonprofit, will start selling tickets to its fall festival, San Saba Pecan jam on the Square, later this week, at Harry's, Wedding Oak Winery and Oliver Pecans. The $20 ticket price includes entrance to the festival, a souvenir wine glass and a wristband with 7 tabs for sampling wine from one of our six area wineries. 
 
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03
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Health officials urge vaccination before flu season strikes

With flu season set to begin and vaccine in plentiful supply, the Texas Department of State Health Services encourages everyone 6 months old and older to get vaccinated to protect themselves and their families against the flu. 
 
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Traitor or Patriot Part 2

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What happened?
On October 10, 1995, the 1/15 Battalion of the 3rd infantry Division of the U.S. Army came to attention at 0900 in Schweinfurt, Germany. All but one of the 550 soldiers were wearing a sky-blue baseballstyle cap with a United Nations insignia on the front. One was wearing the olivedrab flat cap that is authorized to be worn with the Battle Dress Uniform. With this simple act of disobeying a direct order, Spc. 4 Michael New set the stage for a legal battle that has profound implications for the future of American soldiers into service of the United Nations without the constitutional permission of Congress.
 
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